The screenwriters of Chappaquiddick had never heard about the scandal before writing the movie

Written by Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan, Chappaquiddick recounts the events and subsequent scandal of the 1969 car accident involving Ted Kennedy in which campaign strategist Mary Jo Kopechne was killed. We sat down with Allen and Logan to talk about their knowledge of the scandal, their research before writing the…

Chappaquiddick retells a Kennedy scandal in the style of a David Fincher procedural

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July 18-20, 1969, the weekend of the moon landing, was the Kennedy family’s House Of Medici moment: its public values embodied by the televised journey of the Apollo spacecraft; its ambitions by a simultaneous backroom scramble to stage-manage the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, one of the late Robert F. Kennedy’s Boiler…